Smart meter

Some weeks ago, new electricity and gas meters were installed. Yes, it was time to install the smart meter variants (‘slimme meter’). Enexis is the distribution network operator and selected in this case the Sagemcom XS210 as smart meter. The great thing of these meters is, that there is a possibility to read out the… Continue reading Smart meter

Raspberry Pi: Controlling your wall sockets

In this post I will describe 2 methods to operate “remote controlled sockets” via the Raspberry Pi. The methods differ in the used software. Both methods use C as development language and compile to native Raspberry Pi code (ELF 32-bit LSB executable, ARM, EABI5 version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked). The prerequisites and wiring are the… Continue reading Raspberry Pi: Controlling your wall sockets

Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI DPF Limousine (B7)

This stylish black Volkswagen Passat seventh generation (B7) is equipped with a diesel particle filter and a 2-liter diesel engine. Features First registration: November 10th, 2011 Manual gear (6 gears) Front wheel drive 1.968 (cm3 diesel) 125 kw / 170pk Maximum speed: 226 km/h Options ABS (Anti-lock braking system) / ESP (Electronic Stability Program) Parking… Continue reading Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TDI DPF Limousine (B7)